What is Rickshaw?

What is Rickshaw?

Rickshaw was born about 150 years ago in Japan. It became popular as a form of transportation.

Nowadays, it is no longer used as transportation, It is used as a vehicle to enjoy sightseeing all around Japan.

“What route should I take?”
That’s the time to get on a Rickshaw. 

Cheerful Rickshaw drivers, who know the area inside and out, will take you on an amazing journey.

Point 1Enjoy the ride

What an amazing ride

Everyone who experiences the pleasant speed and comfortable ride all say the same thing: “What an amazing ride”. We offer sun shade in the summer, warm blankets in the winter, to provide you with comfortable rides throughout the four seasons.Count on us to provide you with the best.

Point 2Enjoy the guide

Rickshaw-drivers know everything about the city.

Because we study a lot about the area.
We offer a ride with a city guide that makes you curious and interested. Please don’t worry, we have English speaking drivers as well.

Point 3Enjoy the photo-taking

We offer professional photo shoot as well.

Capturing memories in pictures is another enjoyment of traveling. We can take memorable pictures in many spots using your smartphone/camera. The driver will capture your amazing memories in Japan.

Branch ofiice INFO

KURUMA-YA ASAKUSA / Tokyo 2-9-8-202, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034 Japan
KURUMA-YA ASAKUSA / Tokyo 2-9-8-202, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034 Japan
OTARU-YA OTARU / Hokkaido 4-9-7, Inaho, taru, Hokkaido, 047-0032 Japan
OTARU-YA OTARU / Hokkaido 4-9-7, Inaho, taru, Hokkaido, 047-0032 Japan

Service & Price

We’ll explain the charges
and Model Course.

Price List

1 Passenger 2 Passenger 3 Passenger
10min ¥2,000 ¥3,000 ¥4,500
20min ¥4,000 ¥6,000 ¥9,000
30min ¥5,000 ¥8,000 ¥12,000
45min ¥7,500 ¥12,000 ¥18,000
60min ¥9,000 ¥15,000 ¥22,500
80min ¥12,000 ¥20,000 ¥30,000
100min ¥15,000 ¥25,000 ¥37,500
120min ¥18,000 ¥30,000 ¥45,000
180min ¥27,000 ¥45,000 ¥67,500

Model Course


30 minute course (2 persons 8000 yen)

[Standard Course]

This course will take you around to the best spots including the Japanese traditional comedy, Rakugo, and places with the best view of the Sky Tree.

60 minutes (2 persons 15,000yen)

[First Course]

Particularly popular among tourists, this course will take you through Asakusa’s history, including spots of Edo period-modelled streets, temples, and cultural properties.

OTARU / Hokkaido

20 minute course (2 persons 6000yen)

[Standard Course]

This course is popular among tourists from abroad. You will be able to capture beautiful pictures as the tour takes you through the traditional streets of Otaru.

60 minutes (2 persons 15,000yen)

[First Course]

You will be able to experience the history of Otaru while enjoying the sea breeze from the North Grand Canal and various ports.


We’ll explain the frequently
asked questions.

Q. Will I be able to ride with my family (2adults, 1child)?
Yes. If your child under 6 years old who can sit on someone’s lap.
Q. Are there any English-speaking rickshaw drivers?
Yes.We can offer English services.
We have limited number of English speakers, so please contact us in advance.
Q. Where is the finish point?
It is free to choose the finish point. (It can only be areas that can be reached within the service time).
Q. Where specifically are we going to tour?
We will take your opinions and wishes in consideration, as well as the tour duration and the season to give you the best experience.
Q. Can you take pictures of us?
Yes. During the ride, we will take your photo at various spots. Of course with your own camera or phone.
Q. Do you take extension charge?
No. In the case of traffic extending the tour duration, we will not be asking for an extension charge.
Q. What’s your business hours?
We work roughly from 9:30 till sunset. The hours will vary depending on the season or the weather, so please contact us for the information.
Q. What happens if rains?
There are roofs on the rickshaws. Also we will offer rain cover so that customers won’t get wet.
Q. Is there cancellation charge?
No. However please contact us as soon as possible if you want to cancel the ride.

Reservation / Contact Information

Please contact us if there are any queries.
E-mail: info@kuruma8.jp
Tel: +81-70-5011-2307 [Representative: Hirota]
*English available